NDP urges Morneau to end excise tax on medical cannabis

OTTAWA – NDP Finance Critic Peter Julian (New Westminster-Burnaby), has urged Finance Minister Bill Morneau to eliminate a significant increase in prescription medical cannabis costs by stopping the implementation of a new excise tax on medical cannabis. Finance Canada officials confirmed the increase before the Finance Committee yesterday. Read the full release on NDP Central’s site

Environment: Liberals need to stop the rhetoric and act

OTTAWA – Yet again, the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development is crystal clear: this government has failed to show leadership in fulfilling its environmental commitments. The audits that she tabled today reports that the liberal government has no governance structure and no action plan to implement the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Neither has Environment Canada taken action…